Removal of gingival melanin pigmentation with the semiconductor diode laser: a case report.

@article{Yousuf2000RemovalOG,
  title={Removal of gingival melanin pigmentation with the semiconductor diode laser: a case report.},
  author={Asad Yousuf and Mozammal Hossain and Yukio Nakamura and Yoshishige Yamada and Jun-ichro Kinoshita and Koukichi Matsumoto},
  journal={Journal of clinical laser medicine & surgery},
  year={2000},
  volume={18 5},
  pages={263-6}
}
OBJECTIVE This investigation was performed to evaluate the possibility of the removal of canine gingival melanin pigmentation with the semiconductor diode (SCD) laser in vivo. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA Recently, a semiconductor laser, which can ablate soft tissue, has been developed. It is already used in dentistry as well as in medicine. METHODS The SCD… CONTINUE READING